How Long Does a Hazard / Turn Signal Flasher Last

Staying safe when navigating the busy roadways out there can be a lot easier said than done. Most cars have a variety of different systems built in to increase the overall level of safety that a car has. The hazard / turn signal flasher helps to make your taillights and headlights blink in unison when the hazard switch is activated. The only time that the hazard switch on a car is activated is in the event of a breakdown or other emergency. The hazard lights will help to alert the motorists passing you that there is a problem and they you could use some assistance.

Usually, the flashers on a vehicle will not go out, but in some cases internal issues can cause them to malfunction. Not being able to use the hazard lights on your car can lead to a variety of different consequences that can be dangerous. In some cases, what appears to be an issue with the flasher on your car can actually be fuse related. Getting a professional to help troubleshoot the issues with a hazard light can help you to get to the bottom of the issue in a hurry.

The wiring that goes to the flasher is among the most common causes of repair issues. Over time, the wiring that goes to the flasher will begin to show signs of wear and will have to be replaced along with the flasher. Attempting to change out this type of wiring alone can create even more issues, which is why it is important for you to seek out some professional help. When the hazard / turn signal flasher is bad on your vehicle, you will notice some warning signs and here are a few of them:

  • Neither of the turn signal lights will flash
  • The turn signal lights are flashing very slowly
  • The turn signal lights are flashing extremely fast
  • The hazard lights will not work at all

Rather than neglecting to get your hazard / turn signal flasher fixed, you will need to find a reputable and knowledgeable professional to do the work for you. A certified mechanic can repair your broken flashers in no time at all and get you back on the road safely.


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Behrak

9 years of experience
321 reviews
Behrak
9 years of experience
Toyota Prius L4-1.8L Hybrid - Hazard / Turn Signal Flasher - Alpharetta, Georgia
Good experience. As the part i ordered didn't help me, he helped me in diagnosing the exact problem. It helped me a lot.

Mazyar

8 years of experience
464 reviews
Mazyar
8 years of experience
Honda Accord V6-3.5L - Hazard / Turn Signal Flasher Replacement - Stockbridge, Georgia
Mark was great, punctual, evaluated the issue and fixed the problem. I swear I would not have gotten this type of service from the dealer in the timeframe and comfort Mark provided as a service. Thank you Mark!

Ramon

20 years of experience
166 reviews
Ramon
20 years of experience
Dodge Durango V8-4.7L - Hazard / Turn Signal Flasher - Tucson, Arizona
WE had an excellent repair experience with Ramon. It's been quite a relief to now have the turn signal working again, especially at night. Thanks again Ramon!

Bernie

52 years of experience
59 reviews
Bernie
52 years of experience
Hyundai Santa Fe V6-3.3L - Hazard / Turn Signal Flasher - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bernie arrived on time. He worked quickly and installed the part we had ordered. Since he had already inspected the car last week and determined the problem he was done in less than an hour today.

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